News archive: September 2016

Walls and fences on the borders of the world

Many European countries faced with the growing migrant flow are building walls and fences to “secure their borders”. But it seems the need for walls is spreading all over the world.


Italy: hundreds of migrants stranded on Swiss border

 © photo: Tension mounts in Como, a city in northern Italy. Hundreds of migrants stranded at the border with Switzerland, which prohibits them from crossing the country in transit to Germany, are trapped in this small town. Since mid-July, migrants of different origin (mainly eastern Africa) stopped at the Chiasso border crossing connecting northern Italy with […]